Home » Computer » How to get Rid of Advanced Identity Protector

Advanced Identity Protector promotes itself as a Windows application developed for safeguarding Windows users’ online identity. To make users believe that it is a legitimate and useful application, it offers multiple features like scanning registry entries, web browsers, and emails. For the purpose of safeguarding users’ online identity and information, it may also wipe out traces of the information you used on browser for filling forms. After seeing the so many features, Advanced Identity Protector may seem a useful tool for the protection of the users’ personal information when they surf the internet, but there are reports that found this program linked to few adware and potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is also experienced by the users that some browser redirects force computer users to go to Advanced Identity Protector’s official website and once the user is at its official website, they are tricked to download this program and ultimately pay for that.

Advanced Identity Protector

I you somehow have installed it, it may also issue false warnings on some instances, stating several issues are found on the computer. Then, it will suggest the user to call (855) 737-4053 and if you are going to dial this number, it will connect you to Advanced Identity Protector customer service and mislead the user to download Advanced Identity Protector.

Once you have installed Advanced Identity Protector on your computer, it will run a scan while Windows start-up and identify a number of threats and risks on the computer. The program will show a bunch of identity traces on the users’ computer and suggest them to fix all the issues using paid full version of Advanced Identity Protector. The rogue program authors are using the same scheme for just making easy money using such scare tricks and misleading them into buying suspicious and unknown tools.

It is a waste of money to install the registered version of Advanced Identity Protector to fix the issues detected on the computer, so, it is better to remove it as soon as possible and scan your computer with defencebyte antivirus Pro to detect and delete Advanced Identity Protector and other programs linked to this application as well as other PUP’s.

How to Get Rid of Advanced Identity Protector

There are the two steps given involved in the removal of Advanced Identity Protector. It is advised to you that follow the steps in the given manner to remove and effectively get rid of malware threats from the affected computer.

Stage 1: Uninstall and Remove Advanced Identity Protector from Windows

  1. Open the Windows Start menu and type appwiz.cpl under Search or Run box and hit Enter on keyboard.
  2. The last step will open Add/Remove Program window showing list of installed programs, choose Advanced Identity Protector from the list.
  3. Remove the unwanted program by clicking on Uninstall button.

Stage 2: Scan the Computer with defencebyte AV Pro and Delete Adware

  1. Download and install the defencebyte AV Pro on your device.
  2. Save the file at a convenient location on the desktop from where you can access it easily.
  3. Once the download is completed, Windows will prompt about download.
  4. To run the program, click on Run button or browse the location of the folder by double clicking on the file defencebyteAVPro_.exe.
  5. Accept the license terms and follow onscreen instructions to carry on the remaining process.
  6. To find adware, browser hijacker, plug-ins, add-ons, PUP, harmful programs, and other malicious entities, run a scan on your machine.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to carry on with the remaining removal process.

8.As soon as scan and removal process gets completed, reboot your system for everything to take effect.